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New Video Shows Military Manta Ray Drone, VR Plays a Role
New Video Shows Military Manta Ray Drone, VR Plays a Role

23 Sep 2022, 07:28 UTC / Defense contractor Northrop Grumman releases a new video and sheds a bit more light on DARPA's Manta Ray project, VR could play a role

 
B-21 Raider Nuclear Bomber Is Hiding Under the Sheets, Unveiling Set for Early December
B-21 Raider Nuclear Bomber Is Hiding Under the Sheets, Unveiling Set for Early December

21 Sep 2022, 05:59 UTC / Defense contractor Northrop Grumman released a teaser image of the future B-21 Raider nuclear bomber, says unveiling coming in first week of December

 
New and Stunning MQ-4C Triton Rolls Off the Assembly Lines, Not Meant for America
New and Stunning MQ-4C Triton Rolls Off the Assembly Lines, Not Meant for America

15 Sep 2022, 12:06 UTC / American defense contractor Northrop Grumman shows for the first time the Australian version of U.S. Navy's MQ-4C Triton drone

 
Navy Super Hornets Flew Litening Pod for the First Time, Targets Never Looked So Colorful
Navy Super Hornets Flew Litening Pod for the First Time, Targets Never Looked So Colorful

12 Sep 2022, 06:09 UTC / Defense contractor Northrop Grumman said U.S. Navy F/A-18 Super Hornet flew the Litening advanced targeting pod for the first time

 
B-2 Spirit Can Now Fire 600 Miles Range Stealth Missiles, RATS to Govern Nuclear Bombs
B-2 Spirit Can Now Fire 600 Miles Range Stealth Missiles, RATS to Govern Nuclear Bombs

26 Aug 2022, 09:34 UTC / Defense contractor Northrop Grumman revealed this week the B-2 Spirit fired a 600-mile stealth missile last December, other upgrades coming

 
Northrop Grumman's Cygnus Re-Boosts the International Space Station, Keeps Its Orbit Safe
Northrop Grumman's Cygnus Re-Boosts the International Space Station, Keeps Its Orbit Safe

27 Jun 2022, 19:37 UTC / Docked at the ISS since this February, this particular spacecraft successfully fired its main engine to keep it on rails in orbit for a bit longer.

 
B-21 Raider Nuclear Bomber Passes Crucial Test, First Flight in 2023
B-21 Raider Nuclear Bomber Passes Crucial Test, First Flight in 2023

26 May 2022, 13:11 UTC / Northrop Grumman said this week it conducted the first loads calibration test on the B-21 Raider bomber, moving one step closer to first flight

 
Satellite 20,000 Miles Away Will Spot Incoming Hypersonic and Ballistic Missiles
Satellite 20,000 Miles Away Will Spot Incoming Hypersonic and Ballistic Missiles

30 Mar 2022, 09:41 UTC / Northrop Grumman is working on a spotter capable of detecting hypersonic and ballistic missile launches, to be ready in 2028

 
RQ-4B Global Hawk Goes on 19-Hour Flight From Cali to Japan, Makes It Across
RQ-4B Global Hawk Goes on 19-Hour Flight From Cali to Japan, Makes It Across

14 Mar 2022, 14:48 UTC / Northrop Grumman delivered the first of three RQ-4B Global Hawk drones to the Japan Air Self-Defense Force the hard way, by flying it from California

 
Northrop Grumman Inks $65 Million Deal to Produce New Datalink System for AH-1Z Chopper
Northrop Grumman Inks $65 Million Deal to Produce New Datalink System for AH-1Z Chopper

9 Mar 2022, 20:24 UTC / The Link-16 data system is due to serve as the heart and soul of military communications within the Bell Viper attack helicopter

 
This Is the 900th Partial Shell of an F-35 Lightning II That Will Ever Be Made
This Is the 900th Partial Shell of an F-35 Lightning II That Will Ever Be Made

17 Feb 2022, 10:42 UTC / Defense contractor delivers the 900th center fuselage for the F-35 Lightning II, production is not even half way through to the end goal

 
F/A-18 Super Hornet Fires Anti-Radiation Missile, Engages Target on California Island
F/A-18 Super Hornet Fires Anti-Radiation Missile, Engages Target on California Island

8 Feb 2022, 08:57 UTC / Defense contractor Northrop Grumman tested the AARGM-ER missile again, firing it from an F/A-18 Super Hornet at an island target

 
Navy’s First Upgraded MQ-4C Triton Drone Lands in Maryland, More to Come
Navy’s First Upgraded MQ-4C Triton Drone Lands in Maryland, More to Come

2 Feb 2022, 22:18 UTC / American defense contractor Northrop Grumman delivered the first upgraded IFC-4 Triton drone to the Naval Air Station Patuxent River in Maryland

 
DARPA Wants AI Assistants in Black Hawks, First One Called OCARINA
DARPA Wants AI Assistants in Black Hawks, First One Called OCARINA

1 Feb 2022, 15:16 UTC / DARPA and Northrop Grumman working on an AI-powered personal assistant for UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter pilots, project in prototype stage

 
F-16 Flies With F-15E Strike Eagle Dragon’s Eye Radar Pod for the First Time
F-16 Flies With F-15E Strike Eagle Dragon’s Eye Radar Pod for the First Time

19 Nov 2021, 14:14 UTC / The Air National Guard flew for the first time an F-16 with the Northrop Grumman Dragon’s Eye radar pod, the hardware already deployed on F-15s

 
Northrop Grumman Announces Next-Gen Lunar Rover To Support Human Exploration of the Moon
Northrop Grumman Announces Next-Gen Lunar Rover To Support Human Exploration of the Moon

17 Nov 2021, 09:37 UTC / Northrop Grumman and a team of experts from AVL, Intuitive Machines, Lunar Outpost, and Michelin are working on developing the next-gen Lunar Terrain Vehicle.

 
New Weapon for the F/A-18E/F Super Hornet, EA-18G Growler and F-35 Cleared for Production
New Weapon for the F/A-18E/F Super Hornet, EA-18G Growler and F-35 Cleared for Production

1 Oct 2021, 10:00 UTC / U.S. Navy gives Northrop Grumman the green light for the low rate initial production of the upgraded AARGM-ER radiation missile

 
Five Top Secret B-21 Raider Nuclear Bombers Already in Production
Five Top Secret B-21 Raider Nuclear Bombers Already in Production

23 Sep 2021, 09:26 UTC / The Secretary of the Air Force, Frank Kendall, confirmed this week Northrop Grumman already has five test B-21 Raider aircraft

 
James Webb Telescope Starts Its Journey to French Guyana on Its Way to Space
James Webb Telescope Starts Its Journey to French Guyana on Its Way to Space

27 Aug 2021, 13:03 UTC / Game on! The NASA/ESA/CSA James Webb telescope passed with flying colors its final tests and is prepared for a trip to French Guiana

 
Boeing’s MQ-25 Drone Nails Manned/Unmanned Teaming Test, Adapts During Mission
Boeing’s MQ-25 Drone Nails Manned/Unmanned Teaming Test, Adapts During Mission

5 Aug 2021, 16:25 UTC / Boeing tested the manned/unmanned teaming capabilities of Its MQ-25 Stingray refueling drone, in combat scenarios, demonstrating its versatility.